FCC faces challenges in choosing new chairman; Deutsche Telekom picks Tail-f Systems for its SDN project

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@FierceTelecom RT @broadbandtrends: The FCC faces questions and challenges as it awaits a new chairman. Article | Follow @FierceTelecom

> VDSL2, vectoring, and bonding will give consumer DSL a much-needed boost. Article

> Westell Technologies has introduced remote access functionality for its Homecloud product. Release

> Deutsche Telekom has chosen Tail-f Systems to deliver the key software components of the software-defined network for its TeraStream project. Release

Cable News

> The FCC gave Time Warner Cable permission to raise basic video service fees in a number of small towns in Ohio and California. Article

> Cablevision CEO Jim Dolan received $16.57 million in total compensation in 2012, up $5.4 million from 2011, the company disclosed in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing late Thursday. Article

IPTV News

> Microsoft, having sold its Mediaroom IPTV business to Ericsson, is expanding its consumer entertainment play with a revitalized and more connected Xbox. Article

And finally … Copper wire is a telco technology whose time has passed. Article

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